Feature Film Program

Queens Drive-In: Sound of Metal

Amazon Studios presents Darius Marder’s stunningly innovative directorial debut—now nominated for 6 Academy Awards, including Best Picture!


Wed Apr 14 6:30 PM

The Film

Sound of Metal

Darius Marder | US | 130

With Riz Ahmed, Olivia Cooke, Paul Raci. Metal Drummer Ruben begins to lose his hearing. When a doctor tells him his condition will worsen, he thinks his career and life is over. His girlfriend Lou checks the former addict into a rehab for the deaf, hoping it will help him adapt to his new life. After being welcomed and accepted just as he is, Ruben must choose between his new normal and the life he once knew. The fiction feature film debut of director Darius Marder (Loot), Sound of Metal features an astonishing performance by Riz Ahmed (Nightcrawler, Four Lions, The Night Of, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and breathtakingly innovative sound design that bring the audience into the interior life of a young man whose life has been transformed overnight. Rated: R

Sound of Metal is nominated for six awards at the upcoming 93rd Oscars: Best Picture, Best Actor (Riz Ahmed), Best Supporting Actor (Paul Raci), Best Original Screenplay(Darius Marder, Abraham Marder & Derek Cianfrance), Best Film Editing (Mikkel E.G. Nielsen), and Best Sound (Nicolas Becker, Jaime Baksht, Michelle Couttolenc, Carlos Cortés & Phillip Bladh)!

Event Details

6:30 PM
Doors Open & Pre-Show Begins
7:30 PM
Film Begins, with an introduction from Academy Award nominee Paul Raci
Complimentary snacks and beverages will be provided for all attendees.

Part of a series of free screenings made possible thanks to generous support from Queens Borough President Donovan Richards Jr.!

All Queens Drive-In attendees will need to enter via the main entrance at 111th Street/49th Avenue entrance to the New York Hall of Science. There will be no access from the Grand Central Parkway exit 9P.

Use Grand Central Parkway Exit 10W to Corona Ave, OR the Long Island Expressway to the 108th Street exit, and take local streets to the entrance for all vehicles on 49th Avenue and 111th Street. Signs and staff members will direct you to the Drive-In upon arrival.

For complete Drive-In FAQs, head here.

PLEASE NOTE: Sound of Metal is rated R and may not be considered appropriate for younger audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.


Queens Drive-In at The New York Hall of Science

47-01 111th St, Corona, NY 11368

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